Allylate vs Alkylate - What's the difference?

allylate | alkylate |


In organic chemistry|lang=en terms the difference between allylate and alkylate

is that allylate is (organic chemistry) any salt or ester of an allylic carboxylic acid (one containing an allyl radical) while alkylate is (organic chemistry) to add one or more alkyl groups to a compound, especially by reacting with an alkylating agent.

As a noun allylate

is (organic chemistry) any salt or ester of an allylic carboxylic acid (one containing an allyl radical).

As a verb alkylate is

(organic chemistry) to add one or more alkyl groups to a compound, especially by reacting with an alkylating agent.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

allylate

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Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of an allylic carboxylic acid (one containing an allyl radical)
  • alkylate

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • (organic chemistry) To add one or more alkyl groups to a compound, especially by reacting with an alkylating agent